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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-12 09:39:40

----- Original Message -----
From: "Victor A. Wagner, Jr." <vawjr_at_[hidden]>

> There is another form for which we (at Computer Automation) coined the
> "cooperative multi-tasking" which is that used in embedded system. That
> is, ALL of the programmers are at least aware of what other things are
> likely to be running, and it is important to get THE job done, rather
> MY portion.

The term "cooperative multi-tasking" has already been in use for over 10
years to denote systems where task switches are not up to some scheduler,
but dependent on explicit calls to yield().

           David Abrahams * Boost Consulting
dave_at_[hidden] *

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